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How to Create a Fun Engineering Contest Students Will Love!
February 25, 2016 | By: Rachel Gearinger  
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Category: Behind-the-Scenes, Engineering, Tools for Teachers

For science teachers implementing NGSS, finding fun, engaging, engineering activities that students will enjoy can be challenging. Creating contests is a great way to engage students of all ages.

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Top 3 Trends in Engineering Education
February 22, 2016 | By: Editorial Team  
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Category: Engineering, STEM News & Views

In this guest post by Lauren Willison, Florida Polytechnic University, Florida’s newest university dedicated exclusively to STEM, highlights the top three trends in engineering education.

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Why Geoscientists Have the Coolest Careers on the Planet and How to Prepare Students for It
February 13, 2016 | By: Rachel Gearinger  
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Category: STEM News & Views

When you think of geoscience, what comes to mind? You might immediately think of rocks or oil wells. Both would be correct, but did you know geoscience is so much more? This field is tasked with solving some of the most complex, exciting problems in the problems!

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What Happened to Elementary Science Student Dagan Merckler? Did He Succeed or Fail?
February 8, 2016 | By: Rachel Gearinger  
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Category: PBIS, STEM News & Views

The internet is full of videos. Every once and a while you stumble upon a video that resonates with you, makes you think, and makes you ask questions. This is one such video, posted by elementary school science student Dagan Merckler.

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New Blog Series: Using EdTech to Implement the NGSS (#NGSSedtech)
February 3, 2016 | By: Editorial Team  
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Category: EdTech, STEM News & Views, Tools for Teachers

We’re launching a new blog series that will highlight innovative technology that can help science teachers implement NGSS in their classroom — technology that facilitates deeper learning, inquiry, and collaboration. Stay tuned!

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My Favorite Thing… My Textbook (surprise!!) (by Teri Owens)
January 29, 2016 | By: IAT Staff  
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Category: IMP, Meaningful Math, Professional Developmet, Tools for Teachers

We weren’t surprised to see Teri Owens participating in the #MTBoS Blogging Challenge. But it was her answer to Week 2 of the Challenge that blew us away. Go Teri!

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Congratulations STEM Wars Winners: 6th Grade SOAR Team (Samuel Mickle School)
January 28, 2016 | By: Editorial Team  
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Category: Engineering, STEM News & Views

Congratulations to the STEM Wars winning class! These students demonstrated they can provide an innovative solution, backed by scientific concepts, in response to a problem.

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STUDY: How to Inspire the Next Generation of Engineers to Change the World
January 22, 2016 | By: Rachel Gearinger  
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Category: Engineering, STEM News & Views

Understanding how engineering is viewed by parents and students can offer direction about how to change this view from distaste to a lifelong love of engineering.

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